1973 Pipeline Masters

"Lopez Wins Masters Again, Honolulu Advertiser, Dec 5, 1973

Hawaii's Gerry Lopez , surfing the Banzai Pipeline's eight-foot waves to near perfection, won the Hawaiian Masters Championship and the $1,000 first prize of the $1,500 total purse yesterday.

Lopez led a field of four goofyfoot surfers who took the top four places at the Banzai's breaking left-slide waves. California's Mike Armstrong was second, followed by Hawaii’s Rory Russell and Australia’s Dick Harvey.

Jeff Hakman in fifth an...